After completing this course, you should be able to:
• Identify steps for harvesting and caring for flowers
• Recall ways to design and compose flower arrangements for special occasions and life events
• Recognize the tools and containers needed for floral arrangements
• List the steps for cutting flowers properly and how to increase vase life
• Identify the history of floral design throughout civilizations
Price: $2,495.00

    This Floral Design course, offered by our accredited school partners, prepares students for a career designing floral arrangements and running a successful florist business. The course balances theory with practice, covering the history of design, artistic elements, floral anatomy, and nomenclature, along with techniques, tools, and specialties. Students will be prepared for the real business world with discussions on distribution, marketing, advertising, and the other industry-specific issues needed for success in the field.

    After completing this course, you should be able to:

    • Identify steps for setting career targets and searching for jobs that align
    • Comprehend the importance of researching careers and building a network
    • Identify strategies for writing successful resumes and cover letters
    • Identify strategies for marketing yourself during a job interview
    • Identify methods for negotiating job offers and managing your career

    Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!
    Floral Design Module 1
    Harvesting and Care
    • Harvest Distribution
    • Flower Retailing
    • Product Presentation
    • Shop Layout
    • Careers
    • Continuing Education
    • Flower Nomenclature
    • Inflorescence Patterns
    • Postharvest Physiology
    • Metabolic Processes
    • Care and Handling
    • Refrigeration

    Floral Design Module 2
    Design and Composition
    • Design and Style
    • Harmony and Unity
    • Color Schemes
    • Physiological Effects of Color
    • Balance
    • Proportion
    • Scale
    • Focal Point and Rhythm
    • Line and Form
    • Space and Depth
    • Texture
    • Fragrance

    Floral Design Module 3
    Tools and Containers
    • Mechanics of Arrangement
    • Foundation
    • Wiring
    • Flower and Foliage Forms
    • Flower Shape Groups
    • Mixing Forms
    • Shapes of Floral Arrangements
    • Oriental Style
    • European Style
    • Geometric Design
    • Western Line Design
    • Knives and Clippers

    Floral Design Module 4
    Special Occasions
    • Holidays
    • Expressing Sentiments
    • Seasonal Themes
    • Novelty Designs
    • Flowers to Wear
    • Corsages
    • Boutonnieres
    • Accessorizing Designs
    • Everlasting Design
    • Artificial Flowers and Foliage
    • Silk Flowers
    • Dried and Preserved Plant Material

    Floral Design Module 5
    Oriental Style of Design
    • History of Floral Design
    • Flower Art in Ancient Civilizations
    • Egyptian Period
    • Greek Period
    • Sacred Lotus Flower
    • European Periods
    • Clean Lines of Nature
    • Simplicity
    • Symbolism
    • Careful Placement
    • Symbolic of Nature

    Floral Design Module 6
    Weddings and Funeral Flowers
    • Contemporary Designs and Techniques
    • Classic-Mass Design
    • Traditional European Period Style
    • Mille Fleurs Design
    • Wedding Flowers
    • Floral Romance
    • Promotion and Advertising
    • Wedding Consultation
    • Sympathy Flowers
    • Trends and Regional Differences
    • Casket Sprays
    • Easel Sprays

    Floral Design Module 7
    Flowers and Foliage
    • Cut Flowers
    • Plant Nomenclature
    • Hybrids
    • Cultivar
    • Pronunciation
    • Common Names
    • Techniques to Increase Vase Life
    • Conifer Greens
    • Grasses
    • Herbs
    • Bamboo
    • Leafy Stems
    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

    Internet Connection
    • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
    Hardware Requirements
    • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
    • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

    Software Requirements
    • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
    • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
    • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    • Adobe PDF Reader
    Upon successful completion this course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in the field and to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Floral Design Associate (CFDA). Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
    This course provides students with qualified support professionals to guide them through their learning experience. The student support team is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and registration or enrollment questions. Support advisers also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement.

    Product Type:
    Course Type:
    Career Training Program
    12 months
    Avg Completion:
    6 Months

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        • Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8-5pm CT

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        • Scheduling and Time Management assistance tailored just for you
        • Active reminder notifications about important deadlines in your class
        • Join giveaway raffles for achieving course milestones

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        • Take advantage of real-world experience outside of the classroom with an employer-based externship program
        • Work with a career counselor to schedule your certification exam (if applicable)
        • Complete an employer-ready resume with a career coach
        • Participate in live mock interviews and job guidance sessions

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